Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Human Services Minor

Students from other departments may minor in Human Services. The student will be broadly trained in understanding human behavior and in pre-professional counseling skills to provide services in a wide array of contexts.

Please see the UNLV College of Education Department of  Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services web page at https://www.unlv.edu/csh for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at Minor in Human Services | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (unlv.edu).



Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Education Student Services Center https://www.unlv.edu/education/essc.




Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org



Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of an array of theoretical and applied human service, counseling and psychological theories;
  • Demonstrate a range of para-professional counseling skills sufficient to conduct entry-level human services interventions;
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and/or in writing and interact effectively with other helping professionals;
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand research and critique professional literature in human service, counseling and psychological professions;
  • Deliver professional services within the guidelines of the ethical and professional practice;
  • Meet consumer needs of diverse clients with an appreciation of multicultural differences;
  • Form helping relationships in accordance with the principles of sound para-professional counseling practice;
  • Be prepared to secure a position in the helping profession or gain entrance to graduate school.